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Rudolf Serkin

A Life

by Stephen Lehmann

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages360
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Open LibraryOL7388877M
ISBN 100195130464
ISBN 109780195130461


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Rudolf Serkin by Stephen Lehmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

Absorbing, illuminating: Lehmann and Faber's biography of Rudolf Serkin is a remarkable achievement - it's also a great read.

The book is a lively combination of narrative and interview. The first half of the book tells the story of Serkin's life (his time in Europe and his move to America), and the second half, based on interviews, examines Reviews: This book is the first biography of 20th-century pianist Rudolf Serkin, providing a narrative of Serkin's life with emphasis on his European roots and the impact of his move to America.

Based on his personal papers and correspondence, as well as extensive interviews with friends, family, and colleagues, the authors focus on three key aspects of Reviews: This book is the first biography of 20th-century pianist Rudolf Serkin, providing a narrative of Serkin's life with emphasis on his European roots and the impact of his move to America/5.

Rudolf Serkin. likes. Rudolf Serkin (塞金 in Chinese) was one of the leading pianists in the 20th Century. He was born in Austria inmoved to the US in and died in He is. The classical-music release that excited me most this year is a vast reissue: “Rudolf Serkin: The Complete Columbia Album Collection” (Sony), a seventy-five-disc set featuring a pianist whose.

This book is the first biography of 20th-century pianist Rudolf Serkin, providing a narrative of Serkin's life with emphasis on his European roots and the impact of his move to America. Based on his personal papers and correspondence, as well.

This book is the first biography of 20th-century pianist Rudolf Serkin, providing a narrative of Serkin's life with emphasis on his European roots and the impact of his move to America.

Based on his personal papers and correspondence, as well as extensive interviews with friends, family, and colleagues, the authors focus on three key aspects of Serkin's work. Like Heifitz and Horowitz, Rudolf Serkin was a virtuosic solo performer who made European classical music an important part of American middle class culture in the midth century.

This book, the first biography of this influential pianist, chronicles Serkin's life and career and assesses his impact on classical music in America.

Beginning with Serkin's upbringing and early. Typed letter signed, "Rudolf Serkin," to Edgar S. Feldman, the director of the International Chamber Music Festival. 8vo., on plain paper, approximately words; unpublished. The piano virtuoso Serkin agrees to lend a hand on projects connected with Feldman's International Chamber Music Festival.

A wonderful example of Serkin's generous spirit. Rudolf Serkin was a pianist who abstained from any flashy display, keeping with the composer's own performance style. Serkin's no-nonsense performance is filled with flights of delicate poetry, and conductor George Szell sees eye to eye with the pianist from start to : $ Rudolf Serkin made his first American recording in for RCA (CD 44).

RCA put him into an unlikely trio with violinist Mischa Elman and cellist Emanuel Feuermann, two years before the Heifetz-Feuermann-Rubinstein Trio. Rudolf Serkin book This book is the first biography of 20th-century pianist Rudolf Serkin, providing a narrative of Serkin's life with emphasis on his European roots and the impact of his move to America.

Get this from a library. Rudolf Serkin: a life. [Stephen Lehmann; Marion Faber] -- CD contains recordings of live performances by Rudolf Serkin at the Library of Congress: J.S.

Bach: French Suite No. 5 in G major; Mendelssohn: Three Fantasies, Op. 16; Rondo capriccioso in E major. This book is the first biography of 20th-century pianist Rudolf Serkin, providing a narrative of Serkin's life with emphasis on his European roots and the impact of his move to America.

Based on his personal papers and correspondence, as well as extensive interviews with friends, family, and colleagues, the authors focus on three key aspects of Reviews: 8.

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Adagio cantabile [Music Download] by Rudolf Serkin. Title: II. Adagio cantabile [Music Download] By: Rudolf Serkin Format: Music Download Vendor: Sony Classical Publication Date: Stock No: WWDL Rudolf Serkin Biography by Blair Johnston + Follow Artist.

Pianist Serkin left a profound impression on generations of younger musicians through his musical integrity as an interpreter. Read Full Biography.

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This book is the first biography of 20th-century pianist Rudolf Serkin, providing a narrative of Serkin's life with emphasis on his European roots and the impact of his move to America. Based on his personal papers and correspondence, as well as extensive interviews with friends, family, and colleagues, the authors focus on three key aspects of Serkin's work, particularly as it.

Vintage brown-toned photographic print of pianist Rudolf Serkin reviewing a musical score with his father-in-law, acclaimed violinist Adolf Busch, inscribed above the image, “To Mrs.

Page Yarnelli, With best wishes from Adolf Busch, Rudolf Serkin, Feb. 19, ”. Peter Serkin, 72, who took his training at the conservative Curtis Institute of Music and cut a wholly original path through the classical piano scene, died Saturday at.

Pianist Rudolf Serkin, a virtuosic solo performer and chamber musician, captivated music lovers the world over for much of the twentieth century. Although he acquired a large and devoted public following, Serkin preferred to keep out of the spotlight, instead directing attention toward the music he loved.

Dedicated to disseminating European classical music in America, Serkin became a. Rudolf Serkin was for me the greatest pianist I ever heard live in concert- from when I was still a teenager in and he gave 2 incendiary Beethoven recitals at London's RFH. bear in mind this was the 1st time I had ever heard the "Waldstein" sonata- and even to my naïve musical ears Serkin played as if possessed by the s: Rudolf Serkin fue uno de los más geniales intérpretes de piano del siglo XX.

Su legado pianístico es realmente magnífico sobretodo en Mozart y Beethoven habiendo dejado interpretaciones referenciales de la obra de ambos compositores. Lleno de una sensibilidad absoluta y un virtuosismo espectacular nos brinda estas hermosas interpretaciones Reviews: Rudolf Serkin: The Legendary Concerto Recordings () performed by Rudolf Serkin (piano) composed by Johannes Brahms, Ludwig van Beethoven, Richard Strauss, Robert Schumann, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

For their sensitive biography of the pianist Rudolf Serkin, who was born in and died inthe authors have divided their book into an analytical biographical section, taking the reader from Serkin's beginnings in Bohemia to his final home in Vermont, and a much larger documentary section, quoting coUeagues and senior students.

Rudolf Serkin, A Life contains a compact disc of live Serkin performances from the Library of Congress from of solo works by Bach, Mendelssohn, and Chopin. It is of great interest since these composers are not well-represented among Serkin's commercial recordings.

Rudolf Serkin was born on Ma in Eger, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was married to Irene Busch. He died on May 8, in Guilford. Serkin made his American debut under Arturo Toscanini in and recorded almost until his death at 88 in Lehmann and Faber’s narrative provides an intimate view of how “Rudi.

Rudolf Serkin, who died yesterday in Vermont, was a great pianist and an even greater human being. He was modest with the profound humility of one whose whole life has been dedicated to. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.

3 & No. 5 "Emperor" [Expanded Edition] [Music Download] by Rudolf Serkin, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein. Rudolf Serkin was born Main Eger, Bohemia, which is now Cheb in the Czech Republic.

Rudolf’s father Mordko was born to a strict orthodox Jewish family in Belarus, but ran away from home and became an Atheist. Rudolf Serkin - Program Signed - Item Signed program for a New York Philharmonic performance with Serkin as the pianist.

Program signed: 'Rudolf Serkin', in purple ink, 5 3/4x9. 14 pages. Shop for Rudolf Serkin related autographs, signed photographs, historical documents and manuscripts from the world's largest collection.

Every purchase includes our. At 11, Peter Serkin enrolled at the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, where his father was teaching. (Rudolf Serkin later became the institute's director.) There he studied with master Polish-born pianist Mieczyslaw Horszowski, who became a major influence, as well as American virtuoso Lee Luvisi and his father.

Peter Serkin had a lifelong fascination with the piano works of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. Perhaps he saw in him a kindred spirit. Like Mr. Serkin, whose father was the great pianist Rudolf Serkin. Rudolf Serkin (Ma – May 8, ) was a Bohemian-born pianist.

He is widely regarded as one of the greatest Beethoven interpreters of the. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Rudolf Serkin - Rudolf Serkin on AllMusic -   Rudolf Serkin is my grandfather, which for some reason is confusing for people (mostly because I have my father’s last name, I think) He was my mother’s (Elizabeth Serkin) father (and so.

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Three major pianists, Rudolf Serkin, Claudio Arrau and Wilhelm Kempff, died in Arrau's comments on his life and art are found in Joseph Horowitz's superb Arrau on Music and Performance. Kempff's two memoirs, published in German and still untranslated, are difficult to obtain. A fine biography of Serkin appeared early in Here we have all of the solo and concerted stereo Beethoven repertoire featuring Rudolf Serkin released by Sony Classical, gathered together in an disc budget boxed set.

It does not include mono Beethoven items that Serkin remade in stereo. However, Serkin’s great mono-only Diabelli Variations is present, along with alternative live.